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Work Safety

Learning Opportunities at 2017 National Safety Congress & Expo

What can you expect from this year’s National Safety Congress & Expo? You’ll see the industry’s most innovative safety equipment and solutions on display, including FIXFAST’s KATTSAFE Aluminum Guardrail Systems, KATTCLIMB Fixed Ladders, and KOMBI Stair and Step Bridges. But it’s also one of the best opportunities to hear from

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Work Safety

OSHA’s New Fixed Ladder Standards: Phasing Out Cages

Under OSHA’s 1910 Walking Working Surface Standard, requirements around fixed ladders are being redefined and cages are phasing out as acceptable fall protection for general industry. What changes do you need to make and when? We’ve outlined the basics. What’s Changed for Fixed Ladders Under OSHA 1910 Fixed ladders provide

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News

Gold Support: FIXFAST USA

  FIXFAST GOLD Support: on-site safety consultation for project efficiency What’s the value of having a manufacturer’s technician on-site to guide equipment installation? When it comes to rooftop safety, it boils down to accuracy, efficiency, and peace of mind for all involved. We see projects run remarkably smoother when we

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Work Safety

3 Ways Drones Provide Efficiency and Rooftop Safety

Rooftop safety in the future may involve less actual time on the roof, possible due to drone technology and an explosion in use. Questions remain about privacy in residential areas, but general industry has high expectations for efficiency, cost savings, and safety. Many companies are exploring various ways drones can

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Work Safety

How Easy is it to Fall From the Rooftop?

How easy is it to fall from a roof? OSHA doesn’t want you to find out. It launched the 1910 Walking-Working Surfaces Standard in January, a regulation that gives building owners and employers more flexibility in the fall protection method they choose. This new standard also makes some significant changes

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Business Motivation

How Contractors Can Upsell with Rooftop Accessories

The job you are currently working is a gold mine: it gives you an opening to demonstrate expertise, deliver quality and build trust/loyalty with clients. And it’s also your best source of additional income. Let’s face it: depending on the job, you may be faced with a long sales cycle.

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Work Safety

Gravity Doesn’t Take a Coffee Break!

There is no denying that the rooftop is a hazardous environment. All too often we find companies sending their employees onto the rooftop on a daily basis, despite adverse weather conditions, with no fall protection in place whatsoever. The new OSHA Walking-Working Surface 1910 regulations went into effect on January 17th, 2017.

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Work Safety

5 Ways to Prevent Unauthorized Access to High-Risk Areas

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about safety at your construction site, warehouse or other company buildings? More than likely, you’re thinking of minimizing the risks of employees getting critically or fatally injured. Rightly so. According to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, 2015

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